How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave

How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave

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We are often stumped when we realise in the last minute that a dish calls for boiled potatoes. The thought of pressure cooking them and waiting for the steam to release is bound to put you off! Not to worry. Head to the Microwave , pop in a potato and voila, you will have them cooked within minutes.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 potatoes
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2 large potatoes
  1. Place 2 whole large potatoes, with the skin, on the microwave turntable.
  2. Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent them from getting wrinkled. Microwave on high for 7 minutes or till cooked. Remove and peel.
  3. When cut into cubes it will yield 1½ cups.
  4. When mashed it will yield 1¼ cups.


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Nutrient values per potatoe
Energy92 cal
Protein1.5 g
Carbohydrates21.5 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A22.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31.1 mg
Vitamin C16.1 mg
Folic Acid16.1 mcg
Calcium9.5 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium10.4 mg
Potassium234.6 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave
 on 23 Dec 18 03:56 PM

perfectly boiled potatoes in just 7 minutes
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25 Dec 18 09:16 AM
How To Make Potatoes In Microwave
 on 08 Oct 15 10:37 AM

Thanks for sharing the perfect method to boil potatoes in a microwave. I was always confused with this. I tried this method and it came out perfect.